If you’re on a tight budget (Who isn’t?), one great way to bolster your church’s media library is to take advantage of free downloads. Here are a few Christmas freebies from around the Web:
This month WorshipHouse is doing a 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Basically, 12 days in December will each feature a unique freebie for that day. First up, Floodgate Productions’ “My Offering”:
And speaking of Floodgate, if you Like Floodgate Productions on Facebook, they’ll gift you with a free video. Nice!
Over at IgniterMedia.com you’ll find a free loop called “Holly Branch Left Snow.” Does that sound like a sentence from a children’s book? A little bit. Is it a great free loop? Absolutely.
Centerline New Media
Centerline’s current freebie, a looping motion background called “Autumn Trees” isn’t technically for Christmas, but it’s bright and classy and I bet you could use it.
Muddy River Media
Everything is free at Muddy River Media’s site(!), so dig into their Christmas media here.
The Village Church
How about some Advent-centric PDF action? The Village Church here in the Dallas area created a free guide to help individuals and families walk through the Advent season.
The Civil Wars
A version of “O Come Emmanuel” by The Civil Wars is the Free Single of the Week on iTunes — grab it!
UPDATED: Here are a few links to Christmas freebies via the Comments sections and @replies to @EchoHub on Twitter:
- Church Motion Graphics – three great loops from CMG
- Woodcrest Worldwide — a triple-wide loop called Blurry Christmas Lights and another called 2 Layer Christmas Lights
- Open.LifeChurch.tv — graphics and media from the Carols series
- ChurchMediaDesign.tv — here’s a gaggle of great Christmas freebies from Brad Zimmerman at CMDtv
- McLean Bible Church — download a new Christmas song each day during Advent
Well, that’s our list for now. Feel free to chime in with links to other Christmas freebies in the Comments section! Next week, we’ll look at some Christmas media that will actually cost you a few shekels.
Scott McClellan is the Editor of Echo Hub and the Director of Echo Conference.